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Kitchener stitch: a sample of showing Kitchener stitch used to join seamlessly two pieces of knitting.

Kitchener Stitch or Grafting

How to Join Knitting Seamlessly Kitchener stitch (or grafting) is used to make an invisible join between two sets of live stitches (still on the knitting needles). It is worked using a tapestry needle and yarn, and although it is sewn, it looks like a row of knitting. Kitchener stitch is one of several techniques used in […]

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Kitchener stitch: a sample of showing Kitchener stitch used to join seamlessly two pieces of knitting.

Kitchener Stitch or Grafting for Left-handed Knitters

How to Join Knitting Seamlessly Kitchener stitch (or grafting) is used to make an invisible join between two sets of live stitches (still on the knitting needles). It is worked using a tapestry needle and yarn, and although it is sewn, it looks like a row of knitting. Kitchener stitch is one of several techniques used in […]

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Pretty Posies socks designed by Nicki Merrall, published in Simply Knitting, Issue 148

Pretty Posies Socks

Pretty Posies – Another New Pattern! Look what popped through the letterbox today; Simply Knitting, Issue 148! Turn to page 76 to see my latest design: Pretty Posies socks. You might think that a sock pattern in a magazine full of summer knits is a little strange. However, socks make perfect holiday knitting! They’re small, so they […]

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Lace panel - the good holes!

Holey Socks!

There are good holes and bad ones; sadly these beautiful socks now have both! You could be forgiven for thinking that I’m sock obsessed since I have written recent posts about Noro Kuryeon sock yarn, the socks made from that yarn “muddy socks“, and my own design (Sweet Dreams socks).  I do enjoy knitting socks, but I […]

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Sibling socks - are they twins?

Muddy Socks!

Do you remember trying to mix paint colours as a child?  And how easy it was to produce mud-like colours?  A few weeks ago I started knitting a pair of socks using Noro Kureyon sock yarn (blogged about in “A Tale of Two Yarns“), which I bought because I loved the purples and greens.  A single […]

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Sweet Dreams socks

Sweet Dreams Socks

  Every year I go to a quilt festival in Malvern.  Over the years I have perfected my strategy for seeing all the quilts, taking photographs of those that inspire me and browsing the stalls.  So much so, that for the last few years I’ve managed to venture into Malvern early enough to visit some […]

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